Auditors took issue with two purchases tied to aging machinery at the plant which is used to generate power in times of critical grid demand.
More than half of the troopers surveyed in a recent state audit earned more overtime than base pay.
Connecticut continues to pay millions of dollars annually in pension benefits beyond federal and contractual limits, state auditors reported Monday.
State auditors say gaps in criminal background check procedures for school bus drivers could place children in jeopardy.
The Connecticut Port Authority spent thousands of dollars on expensive meals and liquor, incurred excessive legal fees and generally acted without clear policies governing purchases, personnel matters and ethics, the state auditors reported Thursday.
Connecticut’s state auditors have joined other state and federal officials in investigating contracts between the state’s vocational-technical school system and two Rocky Hill-based marking and consulting firms.
The University of Connecticut improperly redirected nearly $50 million in state funds earmarked for deferred maintenance to instead expand and upgrade various facilities, the state auditors reported Tuesday.
State government continues to reduce its backlog of employee “whistleblower” complaints, the state auditors reported Friday, whittling the pending case list down by almost 70 percent since 2008. Auditors John C. Geragosian and Robert M. Ward also used their annual report to the General Assembly to call for tighter controls on bid purchases, lost state property, and ethics violations reporting.